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Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1999, Alton, Illinois SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 L Baseball ExTiger joins Bombers Piece of the past Antiques shop i devotes I space to i Altonhistory PageBl PageD1 The outlook I Sounds of history Group of local Sifigh 96 low 76 keeps music i alive PagelM j 188 50 cents July JFK remains to be returned to sea today Associated Press A casket bearing the remains of John Kennedy is escorted by his Edward the sen ators Ted Kennedy center and Patrick left and other Kennedy family members as it is placed in a van in Woods for transport to a hospital for an AP Navy divers found the bodies of John Kennedy his wife and sisterinlaw in the wreckage of Kennedys plane and his family prepared to return him to the sea for The victims families endured a fiveday vigil before the bodies were finally brought to the shore of Cape Cod Wednesday night and taken to the medical examin ers office for A Navy the USS was headed to Cape Cod for Kennedys burial at sea at 9 sources speaking on condition of The sources did not know whether all three victims would be Bruce the head of a business that leases guides to help vessels navigate through unfamiliar said his office was called by Navy offi cials Wednesday night and told there would likely be cre Source Navy Obituary Memorial services Page C4 mations and a burial of the ashes at The USS which had been conducting routine train ing near was sent to Massachusetts to pick up fam ily members for the atsea burial The bodies were found 116 feet down after ships from the Coast Guard and See Page A9 Frandsen gets oena m Bathon inquiry By PAUL MACKIE Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE Madison County Auditor Jack Frandsen was subpoe naed Wednesday to testify before the grand jury investi gating Madison County Treasurer Fred Frandsen was served with the subpoena from the Illinois State Police to testi fy at 10 in front of the grand jury in Madison County Circuit Frandsen Ill just answer their Frandsen He had little comment but said two female employees in auditors office were also served with subpoenas Frandsen said the two Judith Baker arid Linda worked in the office under both Bathon When Frandsen was appoint ed as Bathons successor at a County Board meeting in he accused his fel low Democrat of accepting or mandatory political from his employees during his 10 years in the county auditors Last Madison County States Attorney William avoiding a possible con flict of inter sent an order to the States Attorneys Appellate Prosecutors Office to appoint Ed Parkinson as special prose cutor in the Since that Illinois State Police and Parkinson have been interviewing a host of county employees and State Police spokesman Mark McDonald said Wednesday the inquiry is Parkinson could not be reached for comment nor could Bathons John See Page A9 Bathon The BAQMAN Bill an employee of Pyramid Electric in Fairview installs traffic signals Wednesday on Godfrey Road at Stamper Traffic lights going on at dangerous corner By STEVE WHITWORTH Telegraph staff writer GODFREY New traffic signals will be in place and working by the end of next week at the dangerous inter section of Godfrey Road and Stamper in front of North Middle state and village officials said Wednesday The signals are temporary but will remain in use until a road project adds a leftturn lane at the intersection and includes a permanent set of traffic said officials with the Illinois Department of Godfrey Mayor Michael Campion said he was happy the temporary signals would be operational before the end of the Theyre ahead of sched Campion Our goal was to get them in before school Campion and parents whose children attend North Middle had pressed for signals to cor rect a dangerous Pupils from the fre quently were crossing Godfrey Road without the benefit of a crosswalk or Qaf fic while mijrtvy motorists along that streljch were exceeding the 40 mph speed S Tragedy struck See PageA9 Good Morning Bulletin Board Business Classifieds Comics Editorial Horoscope Waters Scoreboard Agreement calls for private care home By PAUL MACKIE Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE Madison Countys two taxsup ported care homes will be replaced by a private according to a proposal offered by attorneys and offi cials The Madison County Nursing 2121 Troy Road in will close in about four months if a state regulating board accepts the proposal at its 1920 the Madison County Sheltered Care Home at 333 Main in Edwardsville will remain in operation until a replacement building is completed in early Officials hope a replacement home on the same site as the current Sheltered Care Home would end a raging controver sy that has lasted since at least April when the Madison County Board voted 1513 to close both deteriorat ing Were asking to close the Nursing Home right County Administrator James Monday In the we would put out a request for the proposal of a facility with a fullrange continuum of The agreement is pending approval from the Illinois Health Facilities Planning which continuously has denied the countys pleas to get out of the health care busi the difference now is that the countys John Gilbert of and the boards Edward Bruno of have agreed that the state board will like the I See Page A9
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